By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The controversy regarding the large-scale hotel development in Seattle’s International District (ID) has escalated this summer due to the proposed development schedule and increasing debate in the community. Opposite ends of the arguments range from the new development that will help introduce commerce and industry in a neighborhood which […]
At BECU, we recognize the value of demographic diversity in our employees and members. Diversity in background, perspective, and thought is critical to our success in delivering value and service to our members and the communities that we serve. BECU uses the following definition of diversity: race, color, religion, age, national origin, veteran status, mental […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The 2014 protests in Ferguson, Mo. drew national attention to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown Jr., an 18-year-old Black teenager. Strained community-police relations continue as diversity — ethnic, gender, religion, sexual orientation, experience, background — in law enforcement agencies and other reforms still have a long way […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY You may not know his name. But you’ve likely heard of one of his latest projects. Jimmy Tang, 37, is the developer behind 3243 Belvidere Avenue Southwest in Seattle — once the neighborhood eyesore and worthy of only a teardown — now a gleaming, new, and modern luxury home. […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Boundless is launching its first product to help U.S. citizens and green card holders apply for visas for their spouses. Xiao Wang, co-founder and CEO of Boundless, plans to expand services in the future to assist other family members with visa applications. The idea of empowering immigrants to […]
By Tim Gruver NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY We have only 24 hours each day to choose what news we read and that includes our country’s decision makers. Each morning, American officials across the country are handed a single briefing in the form of a printed booklet, detailing the news and information they need to know. Curating what […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly Community by Design: Main Streets in a Changing America is a new design exhibit featuring the Seattle Chinatown International District (ID) as one of six cities on display at the Center for Architecture and Design. The Center, built in the old Elliot Bay Bookstore, is a landmark building […]
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By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The new Food Safety Rating System has made its presence felt in the International District (ID). While not all restaurants have been inspected as per the new system yet, we checked with those that have and found that the process is painless, but makes an impact on […]